[Numpy-discussion] packaging scipy (was Re: Simple financial functions for NumPy)

Jarrod Millman millman@berkeley....
Mon Apr 7 13:50:02 CDT 2008

On Mon, Apr 7, 2008 at 11:02 AM, Timothy Hochberg <tim.hochberg@ieee.org> wrote:
>  I'm at a bit of a disadvantage since the convention in question hasn't
> penetrated the parts of of Python land that I inhabit (which could either
> imply something about my experience or about the universality of the 'api'
> convention, take your pick). However, I think that I vaguely recall it from
> back in my C-programming days, and as I recall/infer/guess the 'api'
> namespace is how you are supposed to use the functions in question, while
> the actual modules are split out for implementation purposes only.

I haven't been following how many projects have been using the api.py
convention, but when I last looked about a year ago there was
enthought, peak, zope, trac, etc.  See this note for a bit more
information:  http://neuroimaging.scipy.org/neuroimaging/ni/ticket/86

Hope this helps,

Jarrod Millman
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